Our Guidebook is online!
Our new and improved digital guidebook is online! Lots of new features are availible for 2023!
- See all event details and descriptions!
- Lots of awesome sorting functions!
- Plan your convention weekend with a customized schedule!
- And much more!
Guest Announcement: Eddie McClintock
Eddie McClintock is an American actor, best known for his role of Secret Service agent Pete Lattimer on the Syfy series Warehouse 13. McClintock was born in Canton, Ohio. McClintock graduated with a degree in communications from Wright State University in Dayton and studied design in college. Post college he worked as a wrestler and later a production assistant, then he subsequently took up acting and began appearing in roles in 1997. To date, McClintock has appeared in ten pilots, starred in five network series, worked on several television films, and made well over 45 guest appearances on more than 25 different shows. In 2005 he married his wife, Lynn Sanchez, and they have two sons together.
Outdoor event schedule for 2023
You can view the schedule of outdoor events at the page below:
Waterpark Pass Sales New Location
Our waterpark pass sales booth has moved to a new location! The booth is now located next to Artist Alley. You can purchase after hours waterpark wristbands, and discount day passes from the booth.
Console Gaming Tournament Schedule is Now Live!
For times and rules to enter our console gaming tournaments, please see the link below:
Console gaming for Colossalcon 2023 is provided by Aegis Gaming
Guest Announcement: Totally Lost
Totally Lost is a high-energy, award-winning pirate band that brings the spirit of the seas to any performance. With their unique blend of traditional celtic folk, original compositions, and swashbuckling antics, they have become a favorite among the Midwest renaissance faires.
Formed in the 2019 by a group of musicians with a shared love of pirates, music and having a good time, Totally Lost quickly gained a reputation for their captivating live performances. The band features a talented ensemble of musicians playing a variety of instruments, including guitar, Irish whistles, percussion and more! Their haunting harmonies, catchy choruses and entrancing rhythms make it impossible not to get up and dance.
Over the years, Totally Lost has built a dedicated following, playing at Renaissance Faires, conventions and shows across the Midwest. They have also released a few albums, with their upcoming album, “Siren’s Call,” being released in Fall 2023. It will feature a mix of original compositions and traditional Celtic style music.
Fans have said, “you never know what you’re going to get at a Totally Lost show.” So hoist the Jolly Roger, grab a drink, and join the crew for a pirate party you won’t soon forget!
Guest Announcement: Robert A. Kraus
Robert A. Kraus (RAK) has been a professional creator for over 40 years. He is best known for Sega’s Chakan video game, and graphic novels, Dragon War trading card board game, “Everyman” visual poetry. He is also known for the Superfreek superhero spoofs, Ram Robot and Monster toys, along with wildlife, and fantasy books and much, much more!
Visit his website at rakgraphics.com
Colossalcon Idol is our 11th-annual vocal competition! This event is a performance-based competition built around the vocal talents of up to 16 participants who have signed up to sing their (and maybe your) favorite anime, video game, and other con-related songs in front of a panel of three judges through elimination-style rounds.
Sun-sational Idol Festival
Welcome to Colossalcon’s first Sun-sational Idol Festival, presented by 2wisted Idols! Come make a splash and stand beside fellow idols on our shining stage! We encourage all kinds of idols to apply, from newly formed groups to seasoned performers! This will NOT be a competition and is instead a showcase of all your talent and skill to the crowd. Bring your best moves, sparkliest outfits, and highest energy to join us for our inaugural event! Applications are open now!
Two Guest Announcements!
Sean Forney is a twenty-two-year professional illustrator currently working on covers and art for Dynamite, Counterpoint Comics, Image Comics, Coffin Comics, Silent Mayhem, Aspen, Ethereal, Absolute, and Totally Rad, along with his creator-owned comic series Scarlet Huntress. Published cover titles include Lady Death (Coffin), Vampirella/Red Sonja (Dynamite), Spicy Pulp Comics (Virus/Heavy Metal), Pestilence (Aftershock), Nyobi Outbreak (Nyobi), Franklin & Ghost (SourcePoint Press), Bloodstrike (Image), and TMNT (IDW). Cover and interior work can be seen in Death Notice and Batbear (Bear Claw Studios), All Out Pooh (Counterpoint), Lyaxia (Alcyone Studios), and multiple titles for Devil’s Due/1First and Zenescope. Sean works as a colorist for many companies including Counterpoint Comics for multiple titles including Tiggomverse, Hardlee Thinn, Notti & Nyce, Savage Eve, and Do You Pooh? Commercial artwork includes Upper Deck, Tire Discounters, Red Roof Inn, Cut the Rope (Titan Publishing), Lego, Inc., My Adventures with Spider-Man (Marvel/Identity Direct), and the Spin Master’s Bakugan toy line. Sean also hosts weekly live-drawing sessions through his YouTube channel and appears on podcasts and other live streams. The newest issue of Scarlet Huntress and a new art book are slated for release in 2023.
Rodney Fyke is a writer and artist from Cincinnati, Ohio. His favorite saying is “Back in the 90s,” where he continues to spend some of his days. Rodney has been working on and off in independent comics since the early 90s. Rodney’s art style varies from highly detailed illustrations to cartoony stylings; in other words, he will draw pretty much anything you want. His latest comic endeavors include the conclusion to his grindhouse horror comic, Roadkill Rampage, and the 1st issue of Dawg Haus, a funny whodunit. His other comic creations include Unchained, Pitter Patter and Peanut, Puddin’ n’ Jelly, all released through Hazzum Productions. He has several projects coming out this year with Hazzum and under other publishers. When he is not writing or drawing on his creations, he enjoys hanging out weekly on the Indie Comics Network with his friends and fans on the shows Fyke It! Let’s Draw, Thursday Nite Throwdown, and Sketchy Saturday. Rodney is available for commissions and can be found on all the socials, including Linktr.ee under Rodney Fyke